Hitsquad News for Musicians

TC-Helicon VoiceTone Mic Mechanic Pedal

VoiceTone Mic Mechanic is a compact foot pedal from TC-Helicon that provides essential vocal effects.

Avid sells M-Audio to inMusic

Avid has agreed to sell M-Audio brand keyboards, controllers, interfaces, speakers, digital DJ and other gear to inMusic.

Blue Cat Audio FreqAnalyst Multi 2.0

Blue Cat Audio introduces FreqAnalyst Multi 2.0, the updated version of their multi track spectrum analyzer, with improved GUI and performance.

Ableton Live 8.4 64-bit Beta

Ableton Live 8.4 Beta is now available for registered users of Live Intro 8, Live 8, Suite8 and Live Lite 8, it features native 64-bit Support.

Live And Unsigned 2012 Final

Live and Unsigned 2012 finalists are gearing up for the National Grand Final, scheduled on July 14, 2012 at The O2 Arena.

Fohhn PT-6 Loudspeaker System

Fohhn Audio AG is now shipping their latest plug and play loudspeaker system, the PT-6, featuring integrated line array technology.

Kontakt 10th Anniversary Sale

Native Instruments announced a special 10-day sale featuring 10 of their popular instruments in celebration of Kontakt's 10th anniversary.

Tone2 Vintage Demo Contest

Tone2 Vintage Demo Contest is a music production competition that will highlight Saurus analog synth's factory presets.

Cool iPad Audio & MIDI Interface Round-up

We present you with one cool iPad interface after another, integrating your iPad into various music production instruments and effects.

Dynaudio DBM50 - Angled Desktop Monitors for Recording

The Dynaudio DBM50 is an angled desktop monitor that features a 7.5" woofer and a 1.1" soft dome tweeter.

The Best USB Audio Interface Round-up

Our 2012 roundup of USB Audio Interfaces had become out of date, so we have replaced it with a new one: USB Audio Interface Roundup

Free Guitar VST Plugins

Here are some free guitar VST plugins that cover effects, amps and virtual instruments.

iRig Mic Cast - Portable Recording Mic

IK Multimedia comes up with another cool iOS accessory, the iRig Mic, a compact and portable mic designed for podcasting and recording.

Hybrid Control Setup - Griid App and Code Hardware - Controller Setup for Ableton Live

Liine's Griid App and Livid's Code hardware can now be linked as a single controller - a Hybrid Control Setup for Ableton Live.

Ohm Studio - Real time Collaborative DAW

Ohm Studio is a cloud-based Digital Audio Workstation that lets you remotely collaborate with other musicians in real-time.

Traktor Kontrol F1 from Native Instruments - Available In Stores Worldwide

Traktor Kontrol F1 is a pad-based, USB-powered hardware controller designed for Remix decks that come with the Traktor Pro 2.5 software.

Bass Lab 2 for Reaktor

Bass Lab 2 is Musicrow's latest synthesizer for Native Instruments' Reaktor, designed for creating electronic bass sounds.

The Avid Suite at London Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow Airport is now home to "The Avid Suite", an industry standard recording studio that features Avid products.

The Top 7 Delay VST Plugin List

Here is our Top 7 delay VST Plugin List to help you pick the best delay plugin for your music production needs.

X Marks The Spot Kronos Giveaway

Solve the X Marks The Spot puzzle and be included in a raffle to win a free Korg Kronos Music Workstation.

Prime Loops - Future Drum & Bass Drums

Find out how the future of drums and bass drums sound like with Prime Loops latest sample pack - Future Drums & Bass.

Reloop Terminal Mix 4

Terminal Mix 4, also called TM4, is a digital controller and DJ mixer from Reloop designed for integration with Serato software.

Mackie DL1608 Video Podcast

Mackie has setup a dedicated video podcast series that will showcase the upcoming Mackie DL1608 Digital Live Sound Mixer.

iRig Mix by IK Multimedia

iRig Mix is a compact and portable DJ Mixer from IK Multimedia, designed for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.

Win a trip to Sónar to watch Mostly Robot

Native Instruments is giving away a Sónar trip package for two to watch Mostly Robot's live Debut on June 14-17, 2012.

Cinematic Timeshift from Ueberschall

Cinematic Timeshift is a cinematic sound sample library that addresses the audio demands of TV, websites, games, advertisement and trailers.

VCVCBC - Songwriting App

Create your very own song with the VCVCBC, a cool songwriting app for the iPad.

Platinum Bounce by Native Instruments

Platinum Bounce is a new Maschine Expansion from Native Instruments designed to help you produce contemporary urban club music.

Soniccouture Electric Pianos

Electric Pianos is a software instrument from Ableton and Soniccouture, based on the Rhodes Stage 73 and the Wurlitzer 200A.

ControlBlade Gen2 Keyboard Production Station

ControlBlade Gen2 is Music Computing's latest computer-based musical instrument, it is an all-in-one music keyboard production station.